The Sandtrap Inn
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... feet. Just as my mom expressed disappointment at not seeing a starfish, we found one all alone in a distant pool. She was excited, then disappointed that it was purple and not like the ones she was expecting. Later we found that orange-brownish one too. While photographing the purple starfish, I decided to add my sunglasses for scale ...
... the poor sunset just didn’t have a chance of performing. Thank goodness for a reflection of color in a tidal pool, and a small sand castle, the shoot was redeemable. There again, our digital software proved its weight in gold as did our cameras on our Samsung phones for 5 star pictures.
Day is done…..gone the sun. Time to pack and fly back to Texas tomorrow. We bid you goodbye ...
... We had instructions from Duane to meet under the bridge in Astoria at the Holiday Inn near the railroad tracks. It sounded somewhat like a spy assignment from a Grisham novel. But two hours later there it was, a Holiday Inn under a very spacious bridge. This was the ultimate photo op on a “moody achromatic mystical morning". About the only color possibly in my pictures was the green moss growing on the pilings near ...
... br> Our last stop on the coast is the very popular Sunset Bay State Park near Coos Bay. A pretty little bay – a perfect crescent – and it would be oh so nice if we had anything that remotely hints at sunshine. We took the hike to the bay and sat on a bench, in my wool cap and down vest watching the gray move over the water. Now we are back at camp, in the RV because it is too darn cold to sit outside.
Overall I have enjoyed this ...
... but it kept disappearing in the fog, but we finally got a couple of shots. We found my favorite seafood place Mo's and had a great lunch. I had Slumgullian which was Clam Chowder, as only Mo's can make (secret ingredient is bacon), and they added baby shrimp to make it Slumgullian. My NEW favorite food. We even got a glimpse of the light house just past Haystack called Terrible Tillies. It is privately owned today and I thought ...
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